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country but here at home la guardia. terrible airport owned by the governme. new mexico and new zealand. airports are tradod the stock exchange and hps the government and services as well >> carroll. i tell you, i use the roads in the country and i go skidding on two to school and i am part of the reason there is it pot holes it makes sense to charge me more. >> i think that is a linier solution to a complex problem. if you have a suv . i am with johnathon. why can't they add value instead of taxing us. i am in illinois if you add a chicago bears and hello kitty on those license plates. people pay up for that . offer us something that why would be willing to buy and give them extra revenue . maybe i am spending to much time with the pren pren. >> i think we need to. i spepped a lot of time, too. it is it incredible. >> and there i no other promosal thats serious . you have to admit one thing. somebody has to pay for just wait . julian's poi. if you go anywhere else in the world. the fuel tax is three dollars a gallon. maybe we should raise it. >> of course we should raise it if it makes
through new mexico, all the way to california. and unfortunately, neither of these tremendous victories bring what polk wants, which is peace in the securing of california and texas into the union. mexico refuses to surrender, despite the victories. so polk decides to invade central mexico. and he bombards veracruz and travel throughcentral mexico, securing the capital in the fall of 1847. in the eyes of americans, it was sort of a poor pollution that their side would win. and win easily. most u.s. citizens harbored racist beliefs about mexican man. foremost being that they were cowardly to fight. in fact, mexican troops fought hard come, as you can see in this rare print. you can actually get a sense of what their rendition wasn't what was happening. mexico lost all of these battles and ultimately lost the military side of the board because they had interior weapons and their leadership was terrible. mexico's government was internal. they were broke. there were various battles where there were no money. the army was supporting itself. because hostile american tribes in new mexico had s
from new mexico. mr. bingaman: mr. president, i'd ask that the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. bingaman: in 181, in his first inaugural address, president reagan said -- quote -- "government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." i came to the senate two years later in 1983 with the firm belief that in most cases his statement was wrong. i believed then and i believe now that the federal government can be a constructive force for good in protecting and maintaining the civil liberties of all americans, in maintaining and strengthening our economy, in he can prosecuting our environment -- in protecting our environment and in helping americans live product tiffed and fulfilling lives. as i luke back over the last -- as i look back over the last 30 years, many of the arguments that have consumed our time here in the senate, whether on questions of spending or taxes or regulation or fiscal policy, those questions have divided between those who saw government as the problem and those who believed that it could an
principles of good government: liberty, people and politics." it's written by former new mexico governor gary johnson, and he is also the libertarian party nominee for president in 2012. governor johnson, when and why did you leave the republican party and become a libertarian? >> guest: well, you know, i've probably been a libertarian my entire life, so this is kind of coming out of the closet. [laughter] and i don't think i'm unlike most americans. i think there are a hot more americans in this country that declare themselves libertarian as opposed to voting libertarian. so, you know, the pitch that i'm trying to make right now is vote libertarian with me just this one time. give me a shot at changing things. and if it doesn't work out, you can always return toty, and i'm going to argue that that's what we have right now. >> host: what are those seven principles of good government that you write about? >> guest: well, one is being reality-based, just find out what's what, base your decisions on that, make sure everybody that knows, that should know what you doing knows what you're doing, so
might grated from, say, california, texas, new mexico, because of job opportunities in arizona over the last decade or so. but that's not unlike perhaps the white population, too. it's very hard to find native arizonans. so, a lot of the people there are transplants from elsewhere and i think that explains a lot as to why the latino voters are still the sleeping giant in arizona. we saw them surge in new mexico and of course colorado and nevada, but in arizona they're still asleep some people ask why. i think in part it's because they have not established rooting, the roots in the community like in, say, california or texas. >> go into the numbers a little bit. what percentage of the population -- we heard the percentage of electorate. give us a sense of the percentage of the population, what they -- growth rate, expansion. >> in arizona, approximately one-third of the population are hispanic background. but when we take into consideration the qualifications to vote, the voting age population, only have 25% eligible to vote in terms of being over 18. but of that population, one-thir
. new mexico taking on cincinnati. unbeaten bearcats down a pair. crash mere wright for three. cincy back in front. 54-53. ensuing lobo possession. hugh greenwood to tony snell. new mexico, they win this one, 55-54. >>> that will do it for your espn news update. don't forget, for the latest from around the sporting world, tune in to "the highlight express" nightly 11:00, espn news. >>> a norwegian soccer player with a killer kick could be in for an amazing career change, thanks to an incredible youtube video. >> you have to watch this. havard rugland has never played football before. but look at his fancy footwork and you'll understand why he has caught the eye of the nfl. there it is. rugland's precision kick is getting him tryouts with the new york jets. he first tried football last year. but, man, he took a lot of time to get it on one take. but he admits, some things like that there may take a couple times. >>> still ahead, he wants a wife. and he's not afraid to say it. >> the very direct approach this 82-year-old man has decided to take to find love. >>> plus, the message in a
, a connection your whole house can count on. the new president of mexico-- in today's cover story. how his reign could effect tv's and other products coming from across the border.the online companies still searching for hires...and the real estate stock that has one hedge fund landing more than one million shares. should you buy that stock too? keep it here.. first business.. starts now! you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas good morning. it's monday, december 3rd. i'm angela miles. it's the final trading month of 2012 in today's first look: the nasdaq turned in its best performance in 3 years in november as tech stocks kicked up gains.-- 1.1% for the month. meanwhile a number of retailers made the list of goods stocks and bad for the month. on good gainers were: abercrombie and fitch, green mountain, game company electronic arts. on the bad side.. sears, jcp, and khols... u.s. and european regulators take on google's market domination at a meeting in brussels today. and a new study shows it takes earning $161,000 per year to make most
, but the mountainside will perhaps see about 30 centimeters of snowfall in nevada and new mexico. colorado, you may see more than that, and southern california you'll still see those rain but higher elevations will possibly pack up 5 centimeters of snowfall. across much of the southeast, things are looking very clear and the temperatures are rising here in chicago. that's well above your average. in fact, people in chicago actually broke the record for the longest stretch with no measurable snowfall. you haven't seen snow since rch 4 lt year, so 283 days of no snow. we're wondering when that snow will start there, but freezing rain has impacted paris. it was a slippery day for us out there. still a slippery thing. look at this video. freezing rain creates icy roads yesterday, but skaters are enjoying the new ice palace at the grand palace. it's the largest rink in france covering 1800 square meters. skaters can take to the ice every day until january 6th. so winter season kicking in. let's pull back and show you that france will still be seeing some wet and windy conditions. this is actually southweste
into new mexico. ahead of it, see all the lines moving from the south to the north? that's indicating an influx of warm air. really going to be pumping lots of warm air along the east. in chicago, you're seeing about a 10-degree spike while with that that's going to interact with this system, bring some heavy rainfall. a messy scenario across the great lakes and moving into new england on your saturday and sunday. but here's where the temperatures will be looking like on your friday. chicago, the high of 9. once again, that's going to be going up to 18 degrees here going into your saturday. similar situation down in oklahoma city. getting up there into the low 20s. enjoy the warmup. but some rainfall is going to be accompanying here throughout your weekend. now into europe, we have a low pressure area pushing in across the british aisles into the iberian peninsula. as that continues to track to the east, gusty winds are coming out of this one. all these lines are close together. that is indicating sustained winds possibly. gusting winds up to 110 kilometers per hour at this time. mass
. teammates and family in shock. we'll have the latest . mexico's swearing in a new president and the party ruled for decades and accused of corruption and worse, will it be different this time. mexico moving across the city and from the u.s.. how will this man affect billions of dollars and the war on drugs that playinged our border state. fox journalist on the ground inside of mexico . also, severe weather, taking aim at millions of merrence on the west coast, meteorologist calling it an atmospheric river and triggering a vicious storm and what is that? and how long will it last? >> i am harris falker we start with thecene ending with a nfl player taking his own life outside of a practice facility. kansas 73 line baker vaconkilled his girlfriend and then drove to the stadium and took his life in front of the coach. >> kansas city chiefs and player coaches and fanc are all in shock. look at this video, everyone is talking about the terrible murder-suicide involving javon belcher and his girlfriend. shortly after 7:30 this morning, belcher shot 22 year old casassdra perkins at their home. p
surging in new mexico of course, and, of course, colorado and nevada. but in arizona they are still asleep and people ask why. i think in part because they have not established the roots, the risen the community like latino populations have been, say, california or texas. >> do with the numbers a bit. what percentage of the population, what percentage of elected they made it this time around. give us a sense of the percentage of the population, the growth rates, the expansion. >> in arizona, approximately one-third of the population are hispanic background. but when we take into consideration qualifications to go, you only have 25% that are eligible to vote in terms of being over 18. but of the population, one-third are disqualified from participating in an election because of their citizenship status. so that whittles the numbers dramatically, so you really own have about 15% of the electora electorate, of the rush of voters being hispanic. >> what are the projections for, say, the next two decades or so? will they become, with a double in the national voting bloc? what are they doing? >>
are recent arrivals, not necessarily for a-porn, but having migrated from california to new mexico because the drop of jobs opportunity if the past decade or so. that is not unlike the white population, too. it is very hard to find needed arizonans. a lot of people there are transplants from elsewhere. that explained a lot as to why the latino voters are still the sleeping giant in arizona. we saw them surging into mexico and colorado and nevada, but in arizona this year still asleep, and some people ask why, in part, because they're not established the roots. what percentage of the population, give us a sense of the percentage of the population, the growth rate, the expansion. >> in arizona, approximately one-third of the population are hispanic background. but when we take into consideration the qualifications to be able to vote, the voting age population, only 25 percent that are eligible to vote, or in terms of being over 18. of the population, one-third are disqualified from participating in elections because of their citizenship status. that twiddles the number down dramatically. onl
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most popular and respected members, senator jeff bingaman of new mexico. when jeff came to this body 30 years ago, he had already led a life of accomplishment created in small-town new mexico, silver city. he was an eagle scout, graduated from harvard college, stanford law school, where he met his future wife, ann. while at stanford, he worked in senator robert f. kennedy's campaign for president. at the age of 35, he was elected new mexico attorney general in 1978. and four years later at the age of 39, elected to the united states senate. during his three decades in this body, jeff bingaman has been a classic workhorse senator as opposed to being a show horse senator. he is truly remarkable and distinctive among senators for his willingness to shun the limelight and share the credit in order to get important things done for his state and for this country. senator bingaman has been a much valued colleague of mine on the health, education, labor and pensions committee, but he has really made his mark in the senate a lasting mark in his role as chair of the energy and natural resources c
mexico in a plane crash. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> thank you. thank you. >> antioch police are investigating a second shooting near the scene of a murder occurred two nights ago. sky 7 hd over the neighborhood where two men were shot this morning. one victim taken to the hospital. another suffered a wound. this crime occurred only a bhok from a shootingec/hsrday night. a 43-year-old was shot multiple times in front of his home. no arrests have been made. police have not said if the two shootings are related. >> san francisco police are investigating a bizarre case of kidnapping and murder. a man and woman found bound and gagged in the middle of the street around 8:30 last night. the fan died. the second victim is still in the hospital. abc 7 news is in the neighborhood. police go door to door looking for witnesses. and will join nptñ with a live report tonight at 6:00. >> the coast guard is now searching for what appears to be a 55 gallon drum floating beneath a bridge. >> yes. here is a look from sky 7 at the unusually large amount of debris scene around the bridge follow
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his girlfriend and then himself. >>> next to a shocking video, this out of santa fe, new mexico, it's of a blind student being dragged down a hallway by his teacher. a surveillance camera captured the teacher dragging the student to her room. >>> in kentucky, a heinous kidnapping scheme was uncovered during a traffic stop. police arrested three suspects after discovering a store clerk bound and locked in the car trunk. they beat the 22-year-old and stole his car for joy riding. >>> and oregon couple also had some incredible luck on their side when a 100 foot tall tree fell on their car. the couple had just returned from house hunting when a gust of wind sent the tree crashing down. both lunged toward the car floor. they survived that freak accident with minor injuries. unbelievable. >>> one zoo in oregon has a big task for their newest arrival. a baby asian elephant was born at the zoo last week and now she needs a name. and they're looking for your help. the zoo is holding an online vote to decide between names through sunday evening. the names come all from thai inspiration. they
. >>> employees at a new mexico grocery store were shocked to find a semiautomatic handgun and several rounds of ammunition packed in a frozen meat shipment. the package came from a meat packing plant in colorado, and now authorities in both states are working to track down the gun owner and determine if it was involved in any crimes. >>> and finally, in san diego, eh, forget online dating. just purchase a billboard like this millionaire! it reads, "all i want for christmas is a latina girlfriend," along with his e-mail address, although i don't know if it will work too well. real estate mogul mark paskin is no stranger to the spotlight, starring in a reality show last year called "the secret millionaire." don't hold your breath, mark. >>> thursday night football, broncos/raiders. denver quarterback peyton manning completed completion number 5,000 in his career, second place behind brett favre pt the broncos won 26-18 over oakland. to the nba now, where the knicks' raymond felton led the way for battle of first place in the eastern conference and new york had a big half to beat the heat 112-9
opportunity. >> reporter: an opportunity she doesn't want to miss. david wright, abc news, mexico. >>> and we thank you for watching. and we will see you again tomorrow. as we leave you with a postcard from peoria, illinois, the festival of lights. winter wonderland in east peoria, courtesy of our affiliate, whoi. good night to everyone. have a wonderful evening. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >>> a unanimous vote gives pg&e a big rate increase what. is your share of an upgrade is going to be. >> i'm sandhya patel. live doppler 7 hd, tracking the storm, rain is moving in. winds picking up. i'll have the timing. system and how this will affect your holiday travels coming up. >> new fall out from the school tragedy. leaders proposing a citywide crack down on fires. >> the city of oakland goes to bat fr a local pot club facing eviction, challenging a federal crack down with >> the san bruin yes pipeline explosion, it wasn't sure fault, but you'll have to pay your share to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> the decision means your bill is going to go up, tonight a lot of peop
: these are required in many other states including new mexico, where recidivism rates went down by 75%. this weekend, and new year's eve, police say their best advice for the public is to plan ahead. >> you know you're going to go out. there's a possibility that you're going to be drinking at the party at the event. so either have a designated driver, plan on staying at your friend's house. >> reporter: take a cab, bus, caltrain or bart, and ring in 2013 safely and responsibly. and bill 55 would make those ignition interlock devices mandatory for one year for those reoffenders. in san francisco, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> we want to go back to cbs 5 reporter linda yee who asked what can legendary lawman william bratton do for the city of oakland? here's her story. >> reporter: he's riding into oakland with his legendary reputation of being the country's toughest crime fighter. every year, bill bratton was the chief of los angeles police, violent crime was reduced. his changes started with the officers in his own department. >> some saturday nights there were no gang units work in th
, the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a new mexico teacher is on leave today, after allegedly dragging a 6-year-old student down a hallway. the teacher claims the boy was being uncooperative, and she was not trying to hurt him. police did not identify the teacher because she has not been criminally charged. and the child's family is noz not pressing charges. >>> a hiker hangs on for dear life, after being stranded on a cliff in california. the 25-year-old college student was hanging on for dear life, after hanging onto vegetation for nearly an hour. she said she was on a routine hike when she ended up on an unfamiliar trail. she said the path began to crumble under her feet. she screamed and a friend called for help. >>> well, earth has been called a blue marble, ever since that famous picture was snapped by famous astronauts standing on the moon. alex demetrick reports, new imagery from nasa has now given our home a new nickname. the black marble. >> reporter: up until now, the best views from earth took days to see. not anymore.
've crossed the red line. joining us is former new mexico governor bill richardson and andrew mccarthy. governor, he said that we have -- you know, a red line is here for us if we start seeing chem weapons being moved around. chemical weapons are being moved around. now he actually shifted his statement today, if they used them. what does that show but weakness for america if he doesn't mean what he says? >> well, i don't believe the president has changed his position. i'm not privy to all the discussions, but it's been very clear that the latest words are they're going to be some serious consequences. what you don't want to do, sean, at this stage is you don't want to give the other side what you're going to do, so there's ambiguity that is used in did i diplomacy. what we don't want is hezbollah, for instance, to get ahold of some of these chemical weapons and they're near sop of these weapon sites. there's a political element here that might be changing, and that is russia's position. if russia unloads their support of assad, i think assad is almost gone, and you are seeing that hap
. she was killed in a plane crash in northern new mexico earlier this morning. the cause of the plane crash is still being investigated. today's memorial for jenni is at the gibson amphitheatre. she also leaves behind five children and two grandchildren. >>> a man hunt is happening right now in chicago for two bank robbers that pulled off a daring escape from a high-rise jail. chicago police say the two mep stuffed their prison beds with clothing and sheets to look like a body. then they squeezed through very narrow windows in that high- rise jail. they scaled down about 20 stories with a knotted bed sheet. >>> a holland base design team has won a competition to improve fort mason center. it wants to convert an empty peer building into an art themed hotel. among its other ideas create platforms that would lead out to the water. and there would be movable pontoons. one would include a heated pool. all ideas would go through a public review process. >>> another big real estate announcement in san francisco salesforce.com announced deal to release 400,000 square feet. workers are expecte
that lights up the room . that is the mug shot. sarah richardson after being busted for drunk driving in new mexico. she resigned her crown . patti ann. >> earlier in the show we asked if you think that president obama should step in and give marine john hammer who is held in jail for a bogus gun charge. here are your responses. >> this marine fought for the president's freedom just as he did yours or not. the president should have settled this four months ago. >> lisa said all prisoners of a foreign government should be sent back to their home countries for legal issues. >> it should be a simple call for president obama to make. i don't understand why he hasn't gotten involved yet. this guy has a purple heart and it would be great for him to be able to come home for the holidays. >> it is time for an awesomely
area. accumulating snow across the higher terrain of utah, colorado, northern arizona and northwest new mexico. that's where most of the snow is going to be. you can see the cold air diving in. only 39 for the high in denver. most of your snow comes by wednesday morning. 56 degrees in kansas city. the snow will spread across nebraska. and through the high plains by wednesday and into colorado's front range where we could see a couple of inches accumulation in places like denver. 21 degrees in denver on wednesday. that's as high as we're going to gop. 44 in chicago, 432 in minneapolis. it's been a long time since we had snow in chicago. the storm will bring mostly rain in the ohio valley and northeast later in the week. we'll start to clear out of this with a few snow showers lingering, especially east of the lakes. and then on saturday, getting closer to the christmas holiday. snow possible up here. no big storms to track on saturday. but by sunday, another storm starts to organize in the west. remember, you can get the latest forecast details weekday mornings. wake up with al and steph
westward supported by the slave holding south and to invade the new mexico territory. there were many other parts of the crisis with or not the last would be free. in 1850 the south was mother eternized, southern nationalism was at the peak. jefferson davis in 1850 said if the southern confederacy was to be formed now it was ready to accept the presidency of its. the north on the other hand was nowhere near ready to go to war and indeed still dominated by the conservative wing of the democratic party allowed largely with the south and in other words the norm wouldn't have fought the war matt or the same war and secession would have succeeded and the consequences of that not only for the american history but for the rest of the world would have been quite tragic. >> what was the floor of congress like in 1850? status tunnell to this, chaotic, intense. aid debate in congress was like the world series today. which there was no sports culture in the mid 19th century. politics was the great american sport. americans came from all over the country to attend the debate especially when the titans l
, there's new mexico governor susanna martinez, louisiana governor bobby jindal, south carolina governor nicki hailey and brian sandoval. two of the contenders intersect with the contingent of women would-be nominees. along with minnesota congressman michele bachmann. she isn't the only do over on the list. she's joined by fellow pennsylvania senator rick santorum and texas governor rick perry. texas congressman ron paul for once isn't on the list. but his son, senator rand paul, is creating a category with jeb bush that we're going to call relatively speaking. then there are the guys weighing a presidential run who let's say say national name recognition isn't a strong point. john thune and indiana governor-elect mike pence may not win national popularity contests at least this year, but both have been hailed for their leadership potential. as shining stars in the gop. they may have to compete for the party faithful, but those accustomed to a certain level of national fame, if not infamy. those like new jersey governor chris christie. perhaps, the only contender to have actually hugged
members from the house have come. from new mexico, from indiana in addition to tammy and macy. i think that we're going to see -- on some rules changes and moving ahead in some other things i think people will be pleased with that. >> bill: democratic wing of the democratic party -- howard dean, wasn't it? that was howard dean. >> it has been around awhile. >> bill: carol and i were driving the other day -- we saw a wellstone bumper sticker the other day. oh, my god paul wellstone. >> they just honored him. it was a 10-year anniversary of his death. they just did a little reception. senator frank the other day, at the capitol. a lot of his former staff. >> bill: what a loss. you mention maybe some reform by the rules. reform on the filibuster? >> the two people that are leading this are tom udall from new mexico and jeff merkley from oregon. and you know, the hurdles someone once said that during the 1950s writer was talking about the southern democrats blocking civil rights and they said that the senate was end
. >>> two men from new mexico have reportedly been arrested in a bizarre murder-for-hire plot. police say one of their targets was justin bieber. krqe says the two were allegedly plotting to kidnap, castrate and kill four people, including two witnesses to a crime committed by a murdered convict who one met in prison along with bieber and his bodyguard. how bizarre is that? >> sounds crazy. >>> honda recalling more than 800,000 minivans and suvs because of an emission defect. it effects 318,000 odyssey minivans in 2003 and 2004 and 2559 put suvs made in 2003 and 24 and also 230 acura mdx suv's made from 2003 to 2006. the defect allows owners to remove the keys from the ignition before putting the car into park which could be a very bad thing. honda recalled close to 400,000 cars for the same issue back in 2010. >> do you know how often i have that happen where i'm trying to take -- it's crazy, right? you're wondering who would do that? i have done that. try to take the key out. >> you're that person. >> this moment of zen brought to you by the fcc. starting today, you can say good-bye to
at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-year average trend, gun deaths will jump to almost 33,0002015, while auto deaths will drop to 32,003 had experts attribute the shift to public policy, including stricter vehicle standards restrictions on young drivers and a number of new safety laws. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. funerals continue in newtown, connecticut after friday's shooting rampage that left 20 students and six staff members dead at the sandy hook elementary school. for more children were laid to rest wednesday, as well as the principle of the school, dawn hoch
new mexico asks the senator from nebraska to yield. mr. johanns: i will. the presiding officer: the senator. mr. udall: the senator from nebraska has talked about the rules not being able to be changed because internally in the senate rules, there is a provision that says you need a supermajority, two-thirds of the senate to change the rules. so this is the proposition that we are hearing argued by many senators that we're changing the rules to break the rules. breaking the rules to change the rules. we have heard that repeated several times over and over again on the senate floor. now, the other side of the argument, as the senator i think well knows since he worked up here and was around and saw senator bird, is that the constitution is superior to the senate rules, and the constitution specifically says that article 1, section 5, that each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, and statutory production applied to that means simple majority, determine the rules of its proceedings. this is a standard interpretation construction, and we know that supermajorities are
, mississippi, idaho, new mexico and nevada all broke party lines to get it done. so today's decision day and it's a big component. so those are the numbers. we'll see where it stands. >> interesting to see how that shakes out. >>> now to the other political mess in washington. there's so many of them. the looming fiscal cliff. >> the two principals faced off yet again. and karen traverse has our daily progress report. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. more signs that they're no closer to a deal to the fiscal cliff. but at least yesterday, president obama and house speaker john boehner sat down and talked. house speaker john boehner paid a visit to the white house for a nearly hour-long meeting with president obama. it was their second face-to-face session in the past five days. the president was asked if he's feeling optimistic. >> it's a work in progress. >> reporter: very much in progress. right now there's even disagreement on what they're disagreeing about. is it tax rates for the wealthy? >> there are some clear, you know, red lines when it comes to
be joined by senator tom udall from new mexico and with the report out which blasts the state department for not doing good enough job to protect our personnel in benghazi, joe cirincione, our foreign policy guru will be here as well. we'll get right into it. president obama's big announcement at the white house briefing room yesterday. but first... >> this is the "full court press." >> here are the other things you need to know before you head out the door this morning. you wouldn't think you would ever hear steven spielberg call chris christie one of his heroes but the liberal hollywood heavyweight praised him as one of his personal heroes saying christie was able to put politics aside for the greater good during hurricane sandy and that was really telling about him and what he did was right and he did it right at the end of an election cycle too. spielberg's other heroes, nelson man elidel la, bill clinton and gaby giffords around -- nelson mandela, bill clinton and gaby giffords. >>> abc's sam donaldson is in t
, they almost forgot all of that stolen jewelry. >>> and in new mexico, police arrived just in time to break up a fight between two veterans that could have turned deadly, as you're about to see. it all stemmed from a disagreement over a bumper sticker. >> drop the gun. drop the gun now. >> reporter: look at this dramatic video just released that shows police arriving on the scene of two men arguing. and they find one man holding another at gunpoint. >> step away. >> reporter: 43-year-old chris williams puts his hands in the air. and the officers separate the men. police say the two men, both veterans, had gotten into an altercation over a bumper sticker on williams' trucks that said derogatory things about president obama. >> why would a vet, on an american citizen, want to put that stuff on their truck? >> reporter: the argument escalated quickly. when the police arrived, they found the victim on his knees, his hands in the air, and williams allegedly holding the gun to the back of the man's head. >> drop the gun, now. >> reporter: police arriving just in time, possibly saving that veteran's
into new mexico. then as we go through friday afternoon, maybe a shower or storm. dallas, san antonio to houston. west coast also a little damp. then the weekend forecast, as i mentioned, east coast, you look really nice on saturday. it's sunday that that storm that's up there for chicago and minneapolis saturday, that heads through the great lakes and then goes to the east coast. overall, though, doesn't look like any big snowstorms. even that storm i was talking about for tuesday on the east coast next week, just a big rain and windmaker for new england. it's tough to get snow this time of year. ski resorts are hurting. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. honey... ya? you notice something different about these toys? the prices are so low. are we dreaming? i got an idea. kick me in the shin. if i feel it, we know the prices are real. yep, they're real. we've got more rollbacks on toys all december. wait, was that real? [ male announcer ] this christmas, get the hottest brands and rollbacks on the season's hottest toys, like the beyblade destroyer dome, only $34.96, the
fox was relected and followed by calderon a new mexico can president. he is like the tony blare of mexico and reformed the left party and wants to continue good relations. a lot of good will. secretary clinton makes phone calls every day . why can't she make one for a marine in need. we have a huge economic had relationship with mexico and they are number three behind canada and chin a. a lot of leverage we should start bying. >> brian: if we can't get the secretary of state's attention or assistant secretary of state's attention you think american people should cancel tourist and cruises to that area or anything else we can do? >> yeah, when mexico realizes that what is on the line and something that you just mentioned it is it a huge amount is tourism and really when they, you know this man has been in jail for more than four months. he try tod facility law and declared the weapon to the border guard. is it worth them getting the venal corrupt image on top of all of the violence that why associate with mexico. do they want to pay the millions and billions in lost tourism just
state and oregon today. >>> violent protests. the inauguration of mexico's new president earlier today. take a look at this. more than 2,500 people took to the streets of mexico city, just a few blocks where the new president was to be sworn in. three protesters were hurt and one student is reportedly in critical condition. demonstrators accusing of using bribery to win the election there. those protests were eventually dispersed and as you can see there, the new president has been sworn in. let's bring in telmundo's jose to talk more about this. how much of this is with the revolutionary party? >> well was in power for 72 years until the year 2000 when they lost their election there. 12 years later they go back in power but this is a new face. he's 46 years old and married to a soap opera star and he's young, energetic and he's sharp and he's media friendly. i think a lot of the people are really upset about the possibility that the old precorruption, not really democratic in nature will come back. but, you know what, craig, a lot of problems in mexico is confronting these next six ye
, sarah richardson, after being busted for drunk driving in new mexico. 22-year-old resigned her crown as miss has cruces. >>> a man reportedly wore all of his vacation clothes at the same time to the airport in order to avoid the fees for his luggage being too heavy. smart travel says he could have avoided that by investing in clothes from scott everest, they have hidden compartments so you don't need a bag to travel. now you know. gretch, back to you. >> gretchen: all right. thanks, steve. for one american family, two months is turning into a tragic holiday season. 32-year-old pastor most likely won't be home with his wife and children for christmas. he's being jailed in iran, even though no formal charges have been filed against him. the iranian born christian convert is an american citizen. but was taken into custody while visiting family in the country. since then his family has been working around the clock to get him free. >> few weeks ago he told me there is prisoners hurting him and there was a couple around of interrogators, the second round had hit him and had physically abu
of problems he caused, he goes on vacation. and betty is with us from albuquerque, new mexico. democrats line. good morning. caller: good morning and happy holidays. when we discussed the republican party these days, it seems people do not want to talk about the fact that they really are not a viable entity and probably have not been for the last 10 years. bruce bartlett, a gentleman who is a hang wrecking -- high- ranking republican, said it 6 simply. the party has been reduced to stupid people and crazies. that is what john boehner has had a lot of problems. these people have taken over. the american public has come out of this 30-year,. we realize why we are where we're at. we're in this terrible fiscal problem because of policies that originated under bush-cheney in the name of two wars, tinkering with the doughnut hole in medicare, and tax cuts that were given to the wealthy during times of war. unprecedented, never done before in the history of the united states. all of these things combined have gotten us into this fiscal problem. guest: i think you can clearly look, over the years fro
. but some states don't have it. connecticut, maryland, massachusetts, tennessee, new mexico, nevada. bunch of states don't have it. the trend will move back quickly, i predict within six months you'll see those states moving back to the majority of states in the country. but you know, there was an issue and geraldo rivera knows it well, about mental health in this country, about whether the mental health system was abusive or not. it went into disarray, disrepair and dysfunction. a lot of mental hospitals were closed, including in the state of connecticut. there is also a study in the state of connecticut that says only 25% of the children who are diagnoseable with mental illness will receive treatment. that's an astounding number. >> alisyn: it is and tragic. that's a problem. as a legal analyst, do you think that we should be able to involuntarily commit people to mental institutions? >> sure, and we don't do it and we have the composite to do it across the -- capacity to do it. stigma attached to it. parents don't want to do it. they feel guilty. they feel they've let their child down.
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